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Human Who

Does Plays.



Maeli Goren is a theater artist telling inclusive stories that bring joy, because that is an act of activism. A Chicagoland native, she is a Company Member at Barrel of Monkeys (because children are wise), and a former Core Ensemble Member and Facilitator at Imagination Theater. She is currently pursuing her MFA in Directing at Yale School of Drama, anticipated graduation 2021.


Maeli's characters inhabit diverse human bodies, puppet bodies, creature bodies, and force-of-nature bodies. She loves stories that make their own music. She is committed to dialoguing, empowering, and celebrating our human capacity for transformation.

Check out Maeli's complete bio here.  

Her plays are available here on  

New Play Exchange. 

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